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The declining value of the U.S. dollar should allow PC vendors to offer bargains to people living in the euro zone, while U.S. consumers probably won't feel much of a pinch, according to a leading economist.

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Germany’s Metro tests RFID in Chinese supplier chain

Metro AG has expanded the use of smart tags from its stores in Europe to key producers in China as the German retail giant moves to optimize its global logistics chain.

Cisco strengthens video on-demand capabilities with Arrayo buy

Cisco Systems Inc. will acquire on-demand video software company Arroyo Video Systems Inc. for US$92 million, Cisco said. Arroyo will give Cisco a greater range of offerings for video-on-demand, which allows users of traditional cable television and IPTV (Internet Protocol TV) to purchase and watch content such as music videos, television shows, and feature films, at the place and time of their choosing.

China alleges Corning dumped optical fibers

China's Ministry of Commerce (MOC) has alleged that Corning Inc. dumped optical fibres exported from the U.S. to China, the Corning, New York, company said Wednesday.

Industry and gov’t call for U.S.-wide cattle ID system

The discovery of a single cow with bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) in a Washington state dairy herd in late December illustrates the need for a national livestock identification system to trace infected cattle in the U.S., government and beef industry officials say. But plans to deploy such a system are still hobbled by a lack of funding.

Crop Insurance to set up Web shop

Saskatchewan Crop Insurance Corp. is turning to Atlanta-based legacy-to-Web specialists Jacada Ltd. to build an Internet self-service application for its Crop Insurance Program, which provides crop producers with insurance protection against natural hazards

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